The second PV shows the more serious side of Lycoris Recoil with the girls fighting crime.
By: Nicole S. Castro on July 1, 2022 at 18:50 PHT
A second promotion video has been released for upcoming original TV anime Lycoris Recoil, which is scheduled to air tomorrow, July 2, 2022.
The anime is produced by animation studio A-1 Pictures and directed by Shingo Adachi (Sword Art Online). The original concept was written by Spider Lily, with series composition by Asaura.
The series takes place in a Japanese-style café called 「リコリコ」 (Romaji: Ricorico), located in downtown Tokyo.
In addition to the usual café duties like brewing coffee and making desserts, the second PV reveals the girls also have the secret task of battling crime and protecting their city. Here, main characters Chisato Nishigiki (CV: Chika Anzai) and Takina Inoue (CV: Shion Wakayama) become work partners.
The opening theme song is ALIVE by ClariS, while the ending theme song is Flower Tower (Japanese: 花の塔; Romaji: Hana no Tou) by Sayuri (Sony Music Labels Inc.).
Chisato Nishigiki (CV: Chika Anzai)
Takina Inoue (CV: Shion Wakayama)
Mizuki Nakahara (CV: Ami Koshimizu)
Kurumi (CV: Misaki Kuno)
Mika (CV: Kosuke Sakaki)
Original work: Spider Lily
Director: Shingo Adachi
Series composition: Asaura
Character design: Imigimuru
Assistant director: Yusuke Maruyama
Sub-character design: Yumiko Yamamoto
Chief animation directors: Yumiko Yamamoto, Go Suzuki, Yukari Takeuchi, Koji Akitaka
Main animator: Kenji Sawada
Props design: Dana Shuhara
Art directors: Hotaka Okamoto, Maiko Ikeda
Art setting: Munashichi
Color design: Azusa Sasaki
CG Director: Toshitaka Morioka
Cinematographer: Toshiaki Aoshima
Editor: Hitomi Sudo
Sound director: Kouhei Yoshida
Music: Shuhei Mutsuki
Animation production: A-1 Pictures
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.